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Bulky wastes include furniture, carpet, mattresses, and such large rigid plastic items as kiddie swimming pools and play structures. During 2015 and 2016, NEWMOA collaborated with waste management authorities and a variety of stakeholders in four rural areas in Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont to d…
98 days ago
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Register Online Procurement and purchasing habits can make or break a Zero Waste program. On the next USZWBC webinar, they will discuss purchasing basics and how to create effective Zero Waste in-house purchasing policies to prevent waste generation at the start. Speakers will cover examples of pur…
189 days ago
United States
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Register Online ReuseConex 2016 co-hosts Reuse Institute and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection invite you to join them at the 4th international reuse conference and expo: Leveraging Reuse in a Circular Economy October 17-19, 2016 Holiday Inn Boston-Bunker Hill If you work for o…
156 days ago
Holiday Inn Boston-Bunker Hill, Boston, United States
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Register Online How did local governments in Canada transition to an EPR system? In contrast to the U.S., many Canadian provinces --including British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec -- have implemented extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs for packaging. Loc…
275 days ago
United States
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Register Here Join us to learn about a new EPA tool showcasing ways that local governments can move their communities towards higher levels of waste reduction, materials reuse, recycling, and composting across waste generation sectors. Also, hear from the City of Fort Collins, Colorado, a community…
353 days ago
United States
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Register Online  Description Households make up a significant portion of the percentage of food that goes to waste across the U.S. Preventing that waste from occurring in the first place is one of the most cost effective ways to address wasting food.  But how do we change people’s behaviors around…
329 days ago
United States
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Join the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and RecyclingWorks Massachusetts for an action-oriented conference. This conference will convene entrepreneurs, practitioners, policymakers, and enthusi…
268 days ago
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, United States
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INTRODUCTION TO ZERO WASTE CLASS  Friday, December 11, 2015, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm, New York, NY Cooperating Organizations: New York City Department of Sanitation and State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry This workshop will demonstrate how Zero Waste can be a key p…
469 days ago
NY Department of Sanitation, 44 Beaver Street, New York, United States
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From Gary Liss
Register HERE or go to https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9096813119910670082 The State of Vermont, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts both implemented law/regulations in 2014 to promote food recovery and decrease disposal of food scraps in landfills.  Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law (A…
490 days ago
United States
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After the biggest and best National Zero Waste Business Conference yet in Los Angeles, CA, the momentum is building for the 5th anniversary U.S. Zero Waste Business Council conference! Hosted by Austin Resource Recovery at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Texas, the conference will provid…
293 days ago
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Austin, United States
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There is no question, that plastics recycling is confusing, even for the most avid recycler. But it doesn’t have to be. Join us for this webinar to learn best practices for communicating with your residents about plastics recycling and to discuss the best way to communicate about the commodities you…
525 days ago
United States
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You measure your foodservice operation’s health by looking at a range of key metrics: quality, safety, sanitation and profit. But what about food waste? Is that on your daily “scoreboard” as a measure of success? For most, it’s missing. Ignoring food waste as a component of an operation’s health is…
541 days ago
United States
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When the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published its final rule last September, they expanded the number and types of entities that may be permitted to collect unwanted medications, making way for more numerous and convenient collection options for consumers. The rule allows manufacturers, d…
525 days ago
United States
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At the core of waste reduction is the simple notion of less. We promote REDUCE and Reuse through programs, brochures, posters, social media and websites. But are the efforts making a difference? Is there actually less waste on your campus? In this webinar we will highlight programs quantifying succe…
469 days ago
United States
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